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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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What things I can't eat during menstrual period?

What things I can't eat during menstrual period?

No special diet: You do not need a special diet during your menstrual period. But once a month maybe you can assess how healthy your diet is -- plenty of vegetables, fruits, lean meats or other proteins, healthy fats, complex carbs and avoiding processed foods/white flour, etc. It never hurts to see where we are in taking care of our health. :-). ...Read more

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What are the bad things that can happen while having sex on your period without a condom?

What are the bad things that can happen while having sex on your period without a condom?

All the things...: All the things that can happen while having sex without a condom, when a woman is NOT on her period... such as catching an annoying and contagious case of Herpes, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, LGV, Syphillis, Papillomavirus, HIV, etc. Be sure to be vaccinated against HPV (papillomavirus) because HPV causes cancer and thus kills people. Pregnancy can happen, because sperm sometimes lives until ovulation. ...Read more

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What are some things I should eat to help deal with nausea before or during your period?

Nausea remedies: Nausea just before or during the period is sometimes from the chemical prostaglandin that comes from the uterus. Nausea can also be due to painful cramps. Natural remedies for nausea can include ginger, as a tea or supplement, using sea bands (for motion sickness but can help with other types of nausea), sipping on soda pop (not diet) or you can try over the counter nausea medication. ...Read more

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Is it bad if your period blood is black?

Doubtful: Dark menstrual blood is usually indicative of older blood - blood that has remained on the uterus of vagina longer. It is usually not very heavy.
Changes to your menstrual cycles are common as women get closer to menopause.
Significant changes in your menstrual cycle should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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If you smoke weed durin your period is it bad?

If you smoke weed durin your period is it bad?

Cannabis: It should not negatively impact menses but there are a number of potential risks associated with cannabis use. ...Read more

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How bad is it to wear tampons when your not on your period?

How bad is it to wear tampons when your not on your period?

Why would u want to?: If you are having bleeding in between your periods that is not normal and needs a workup or if you are having enough discharge u want to wear them, that also is not normal and needs evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, so please see your gyn. ...Read more

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Can a cold delay your period?

Can a cold delay your period?

The average cold: Doesn't usually get you too sick. Although it might be able to delay a period, usually associate delaying period with illness which is a little more substantial than a cold. ...Read more

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How to remove bad cramps from your period?

How to remove bad cramps from your period?

Period relief: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. A warm heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. ...Read more

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Can having a cold delay your period?

Can having a cold delay your period?

Maybe, but unlikely: A cold by itself may not delay one's menstrual period, but serious mental or physical stress can disrupt one's cycle. Significant loss of appetite, which could happen during a bad cold, may also affect menstruation. If one is sexually active and usually has regular cycles, it is important to check a urine pregnancy test or contact a primary care doctor. Cycles of 21-35 days are considered normal. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink lemon on your period?

Lemon Juice Claims: Lemons are rumored to prevent your period, induce your period, slow your period, stop your period ; lighten your period. I have not found any studies to support these claims. If anyone has seen scientific literature to the contrary – I would be interested. ...Read more

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Is starting your period way early bad?

Is starting your period way early bad?

Early periods.: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have your period twice in one month?

Is it bad to have your period twice in one month?

It can be normal: A woman usually has a cycle about every 28days. That is counting from the first day of bleeding to the first day of bleeding. Most months are more than 28days, so there will be times when your cycle starts at the beginning and the end of the month. ...Read more

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Can coughs and colds affect the timing of your period?

Can coughs and colds affect the timing of your period?

That depends: Illness can impact one's period. A mild common cold cold might not have a signficant effect but significant bronchitis or pneumonia might. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you have your period for two times a month?

Maybe ok.: Menstral cycles are usually 28 days in length. Since some months have 31 days, there may be some months when you have more than one cycle. It is also not unusual to have an occasional irregular cycle, but this should not be a regular occurrence. If cycles become too frequent, especially if they are too heavy, this may mean you have a hormone imbalance and your health may be in danger. See provider. ...Read more

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Is it bad to start your period one week early from your pills?

Possibly: This is common if you have missed some of your pills. It is not "normal" but it is not unheard of either. ...Read more

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Why do you eat a lot before your period and during your period?

Why do you eat a lot before your period and during your period?

Progesterone: Progesterone is highest during this time of the cycle and Progesterone is an appetite stimulant. In fact, persons who are undergoing chemotherapy who lose their appetite, may be sometimes given high dose Progesterone to increase their appetite. I try to 'ignore' those hunger pangs.... And tell myself it's just my ovaries talking so as to avoid weight gain during this time :-). ...Read more

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Can you not gain weight when you eat sweets during your period?

Yes: If you eat enough of anything (including) sweets - you can gain weight at any time during your cycle. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate foods to eat when you have your period?

What is the most appropriate foods to eat when you have your period?

Foods: Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with doctor's approval. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. Avoid junk carbs. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to work out on the first day of your period?

Please advise if it's bad to work out on the first day of your period?

Ok: I am not aware of any medical reason to avoid working out at that time. If you have bad menstrual cramping or pain, you may want to go easy with the workouts. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you have been on your period for 12 days and if so what should I do?

Is it bad if you have been on your period for 12 days and if so what should I do?

See a Gyn: 12 days is too long. A normal period should last no more than 7 days. Please make an appointment to be evaluated by a gynecologist. This is a common issue and your gyn should be able to help. Best of luck! ...Read more